How to get to Athens from Thessaloniki

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Travel Information between Thessaloniki and Athens

distanceDistance187 miles
modeAvailable travel modesFerry or flight
priceTicket price range£32 -
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £32 • 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £32 • 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesOurbus, Blue Star Ferries or Aegean Airlines

Travel 187 miles by ferry or flight to Athens from Thessaloniki. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Ourbus, Blue Star Ferries or Aegean Airlines among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, ferry or flight from Thessaloniki to Athens.

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from Thessaloniki to Athens

How to get to Athens from Thessaloniki by train, bus, flight or ferry.

Our recommendation
flight

The best way to travel from Thessaloniki to Athens is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

sky express
22:000h55
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
22:55Athens International Airport (ATH)
£631One-way
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Cheapest
sky express
22:000h55
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
22:55Athens International Airport (ATH)
£631One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Aegean Airlines
06:000h50
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
06:50Athens International Airport (ATH)
£1251One-way
0 changes
Other options
sky express
09:000h55
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
09:55Athens International Airport (ATH)
£861One-way
0 changes
sky express
18:300h55
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
19:25Athens International Airport (ATH)
£801One-way
0 changes
sky express
07:000h53
Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG)
07:53Athens International Airport (ATH)
£801One-way
0 changes

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Aegean Airlines will get you from Thessaloniki to Athens at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Aegean Airlines is Greece’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy and Business tickets for your next travel between Thessaloniki and Athens.

    FAQs: Thessaloniki to Athens

    FAQs: Travel to Athens easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Thessaloniki to Athens.
    FAQs

    There are 2 options to travel to Athens from Thessaloniki including taking a ferry or flight.

    The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Athens is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of £32 compared to other travel options to Athens:

    A flight is less than a coach with an average ticket price of from Thessaloniki to Athens.

    Taking a flight costs £51 less than taking a ferry, which costs on average £83 for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Athens from Thessaloniki is by flight with an average travel time of 44 min.

    Other travel options to Athens take longer:

    Taking a ferry requires on average 25 h 35 min of travel time.

    The Thessaloniki to Athens distance is approximately 187 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Thessaloniki to Athens is:

    • 2 ferries per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Athens from Thessaloniki as scheduled services by ferry or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Thessaloniki to Athens:

    • Coaches mostly depart from Thessaloniki, Airport Makedonia and arrive in Athens, Leoforou Kifisou - KTEL (Άθενς, Λεωφόρου Κηφισού - ΚΤΕΛ ΚΗΦΙΣΟΥ).
    • Flights mostly leave from Thessaloniki International Airport and tend to arrive in Athens International Airport.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Thessaloniki to Athens:

    • You can travel by ferry to Athens from Thessaloniki with Blue Star Ferries, Mediterranea Pitiusa or Seajets, and you can find Blue Star Ferries Thessaloniki to Athens tickets for £83 on Omio.
    • You can go to Athens from Thessaloniki by plane with Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £37 with Aegean Airlines from Thessaloniki to Athens on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Thessaloniki to Athens with the following travel companies:

    • You can check for a direct ferry to Athens with Blue Star Ferries with 1 direct ferry per day.

    Direct services to Athens tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Thessaloniki to Athens often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Santorini, Rome, Paris or Mykonos. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Thessaloniki and Athens itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Athens and any of these top destinations today!
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